At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.
This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.
Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.
The Occupational Therapy team is highly regarded within Therapy and Rehabilitation Services at National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. We are looking for an experienced and highly motivated Band 6 Occupational Therapist to join Therapy and Rehabilitation services.
All Band 6 OT staff work with well-established interdisciplinary teams and rotate through specialised service areas including the Neuro Rehabilitation Unit, neuro out-patients, neuro in-patients including neuromedicine, neurosurgery, Hyperacute stroke unit, the Acute Brain Injury Unit and Neuro-upperlimb rehabilitation.
Band 6 rotations are for approximately 6 to 9 months and offer the opportunity to develop skills in the assessment and management of patients with a wide range of complex and rare neurological disabilities. You must have a substantive postgraduate experience in a physical, neurological setting. It is likely that this role will start in Neuro-surgery.
Effective communication and a positive approach to the management of complex disability are essential.
Regular supervision and support for continued professional development is offered, and the opportunity to work on projects within your peer group.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Kate Kelly or Susan Hourihan, Clinical specialist Occupational therapists, NHNN, on Apply
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